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Senior health fair offers screenings and more 6/4/2010
It was almost like Lollapalooza for the elderly. About 400 seniors availed themselves of free health screenings and information while enjoying lunch, bingo, a raffle, and several live music acts during the 14th annual Cinco de Mayo Senior Health and Resource Fair in South Chicago.
South Chicago: A place of steely resolve 7/8/2009
South Chicago is no stranger to hard times, so the economic face-smacking now felt across the city smarts a little less down here. Other neighborhoods could even learn a thing or two from this community about how to cope with loss and nurture hope.
South Chicago toasts soon-to-open senior center 11/21/2008
More than 100 South Chicago community leaders and residents gathered on a sun-splashed morning Oct. 29 for a “topping off” ceremony at the Victory Centre senior complex at 3251 E. 92nd St.
Washington Park hears seniors' concerns 9/25/2008
Washington Park residents and stakeholders added an important piece to their Quality-of-Life Plan puzzle by focusing on the elderly during a June 28 Community Planning Workshop at St. Edmund’s Church.
Growing partnerships in Washington Park 9/24/2008
Washington Park residents and stakeholders working on a Quality of Life Plan highlighted a budding youth coalition, added senior citizens to the mix and learned about Tax Increment Financing during a June 28 Community Planning Workshop at St. Edmund’s Church.
New video captures 'History from the Mill' 7/6/2008
The thick gray smoke pumped from factories in South Chicago is long gone, along with the jobs it represented. But a group of South Side residents hope a new video documentary will preserve the stories of the thousands of workers who once made this area hum.
Recreation, creativity bloom in S. Chicago 5/14/2008
It’s been a busy and fun, recreational and creative spring thus far in South Chicago, with a series of events related to health, fitness, the environment and the arts.
Driving Lawndale: Meet Eric Coffee 12/11/2007
Since 2005, Eric Coffee, the founder and chief executive officer of The Errand Boy-Oh Boy!, has run errands for the residents, especially senior citizens, of North Lawndale.
Grandmother gets new windows for winter 11/29/2007
Senior and Englewood resident Alma Donald has new windows just in time for winter thanks to the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC), GRANDFamilies: Generations Creating a Legacy SM (“GRANDFamilies”), the City of Chicago Departments of Aging and Housing, and Team Construction.
Health an early priority for NCP Woodlawn 10/16/2007
Newly formed lead agency NCP Woodlawn has gotten busy quickly, forming several committees to address priority issues. The physical and mental health of Woodlawn residents has been high on that list.

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